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Boy Name: Kernan

Name: Kernan
Pronunciation: \k(e)-rnan, ker-nan\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: black
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kiernan, Cronan
Similar Names: Hernan, Keenan, Kennan, Kenan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 13030

Description

Kernan \k(e)-rnan, ker-nan\ as a boy's name is a variant of Kieran (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Kernan is "black".

The baby name Kernan sounds like Kiernan and Cronan. Other similar baby names are Hernan, Keenan, Kennan and Kenan.

Popularity

Kernan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#13030 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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